Movement in animals is possible because of muscular and skeletal systems.
Growth, with increases in size and number of cells, is part of development. Development involves many stages from conception until death.
Adaptations are modifications that enable an organism to be suited to its way of life.
Genus and species are the two names used to identify specific organisms in the binomial system of classification. Division is used for plants.
Cell Theory: All organisms are composed of cells. Biogenesis Theory: Life comes only from life. Theory of Evolution: All living things have a common ancestor, but each is adapted to a particular was of life. Gene Theory: Organisms contain coded information that dictates their form, function, and behavior.
Inquiry into Life , 10 th edition by Sylvia Mader